What the Wroot Wore Wednesday Tie-Front Top

Tying this jersey top transformed it

Tying this jersey top transformed it

Know what the Wroot wore Wednesday?  This gray jersey tie-front top, paired with a gray, black and white skirt from Ann Taylor.

Looking for style?

Looking for style?

I actually had planned on another outfit for this Wednesday, but then I came across this adorable flowered stretch pique skirt in the depths of my closet, and tried it on.

Here is how the top looks untied

Here is how the top looks untied

The top, though, is loose and sort of swallows me…definitely not very flattering.  So, because of the long ends on the front lapel, I decided on a whim to tie it.

And here the top is tied

And here the top is tied: much more flattering

And voila!  Simply tying this top really transformed it into a flattering piece of clothing.

Tying the top shows off the waist and bootie

Tying the top shows off the waist and bootie

I have no idea whether this top was designed to tie like this or not.

Black, gray and white outfit

Black, gray and white outfit

But that’s okay…I think it works, don’t you?

What the wroot wore this week

What the wroot wore this week

Gray jersey top is old with tag cut out (similar), stretch floral skirt is Ann Taylor (similar), black camisole is Oscar de la Renta (similar), and black pumps by Franco Sarto (similar).

Jersey front-tie top

Jersey front-tied top

–G

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